•    The high school art program begins with Art 1, an introductory course for all students with or without art training. As students develop interests in different art offerings, they then progress to Art II level specialized course offerings in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Ceramics, and Sculpture. Advanced level Art III courses are offered in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, and Sculpture. Advanced level Art IV courses are offered in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, and Sculpture as well as Advanced Placement Drawing, 2D Design, and 3D Design Portfolio.
       At all levels, student artwork is considered for displays, contests and scholarships. As students gain experience in basic processes, they may then choose to use more complex materials and tools. In addition to creating artwork, students will study about artists and their artworks, past and present.
       Art 1 - Students use direct observation, imagination, and personal experiences as inspiration for art works. For planning original works, students record visual ideas in a sketchbook. Learners use correct art vocabulary to compare and contrast the use of art elements and design principles in personal works and the work of others. Students use multiple media in both 2D and 3D. Students in Art 1 investigate selected historical periods and styles from many cultures.
       Ceramics II - Ceramics students maintain a sketchbook. Students develop vocabulary specific to the discipline of ceramics, including appropriate terminology for equipment, materials, and pieces. Students use basic methods of construction, such as pinch, coil, slab and throwing, to explore forms. Students will use various glazing processes. Students analyze and compare design trends in ceramics by viewing selected contemporary ceramics periodicals. Students in Ceramics II investigate selected historical periods and styles from many cultures.
       Ceramics III - see previous description. Students complete work at an advanced skill level.
       Ceramics IV - see previous description. Students complete work at an advanced skill level.
       Sculpture II - Sculpture students maintain a sketchbook, creating a valuable place for visual fragments, precise observations, the history of sculpture, including appropriate terminology for equipment, materials, and processes. Students gain the skills needed to construct original sculptures, in paper, cardboard, wire found objects, plasticine, clay, plaster, wood, metal and mixed media.They select materials and explore appropriate methods of joining, such as glueing, nailing, binding, riveting, soldering and sewing. Students analyze and compare design trends in sculpture by viewing selected contemporary sculpture periodicals. Students in Sculpture II investigate selected historical periods and styles from many cultures.
       Sculpture III- see previous description. Students complete work at an advanced skill level.
       Sculpture IV- see previous description. Students complete work at an advanced skill level.